ARTICLES

A gate valve is designed to turn the flow of liquid through pipes on and off. It is generally used on a valve that is not used frequently. It is also helpful in controlling the flow of pressure through the pipes and valv...

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Gate valves either allow or bar the passage of hydraulic fluid, and globe valves adjust the flow of hydraulic fluid between fully on and fully off. Gate valves are plate-like, and globe valves are circular.

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There are different specifications for valves depending on the application for which they are used. The API-Q1 is a specification for quality programs used by the American Petroleum Institute. The ASME/ANSI- B16.10 is a ...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

The particles in a liquid are not stuck in fixed positions, which is why liquids flow to take the shape of a container into which they are placed. However, the particles in a liquid are also close together, so they have ...

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The function of a water tank float valve is to control water flow into the tank. Most water tank float valves use a long lever attached to a buoyant float called a ballcock. When the water level rises to a certain point,...

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The hydraulic ram pump works by suddenly closing a valve in a water line to produce a surge in pressure that is collected in a pressure chamber. The process involves valves that automatically open or close depending on t...

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Buoyancy is the upward force acting on an object while it is as least partially submerged in a liquid. The buoyancy force can be calculated by multiplying the pressure by the area of the object. This is partially why a l...

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